The Rake's Progress: Stravinsky, Hogarth, Hockney, Auden, and Kallman, October 26-27, 2012

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The University of Colorado at Boulder Art Museum, College of Music, and Center for British and Irish Studies
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CBISassistant@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Conference:

The Rake's Progress: Stravinsky, Hogarth, Hockney, Auden, and Kallman

October 26-27, 2012
The University of Colorado at Boulder Art Museum, College of Music, and Center for British and Irish Studies

To be held in conjunction with the CU-Boulder Opera's performances of The Rake's Progress and the CU Art Museum's exhibit, Hockney and Hogarth: Selections from the CU Art Museum's Collection of British Art (featuring Hockney's A Rake's Progress, 1961-63)

The program committee seeks papers relating to Stravinsky's music, Hogarth and Hockney's art, and/or Auden's and Kallman's libretto to The Rake's Progress. The conference seeks to be interdisciplinary, and will consider relevant papers from the standpoint of music history, musical analysis, art and art history, aesthetics, literary studies, and stagecraft. Papers will be limited to 20 minutes, with ten minutes for further discussion.

Deadline for paper proposals: May 1, 2012
Notification for participation: June 15, 2012
Conference date: October 26-27, 2012

Those interested in participating are asked to submit a 500-word proposal in MsWord or pdf format. E-mail (by May 1, 2012) to:

CBISassistant@gmail.com

All conference events will be held in the Center For British Studies Room (Norlin Library, CU-Boulder)

Please direct any questions about the conference to conference organizers:
Jeremy Smith (Director, Center for British and Irish Studies, CU-Boulder):
jeremy.smith@Colorado.EDU
Keith Waters (Department of Music Theory, CU-Boulder):
keith.waters@colorado.edu)

For further information, please see the conference website at:
http://www.colorado.edu/artssciences/british/rake/

The Center for British and Irish Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder promotes research and teaching in all aspects of British and Irish life, culture, and history. The Center, the only one of its kind in the country, advocates an interdisciplinary approach to British and Irish Studies, joining the humanities and performing arts, the social sciences, and the professional fields. Within the University, the Center provides an intellectual focus for faculty members and students at all levels. It plays a vital role within its geographical region, serving people at colleges and universities throughout the Rocky Mountain/High Plains area. The Center also brings members of the academic world into contact with individuals and organizations in the community who are interested in contemporary or historical Britain and Ireland.

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